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Check-list of birds of the world (1931)

Author: Peters, James Lee, 1889-1952; Traylor, Melvin A. (Melvin Alvah), 1915-2008; Mayr, Ernst, 1904-2005; Greenway, James C. (James Cowan), 1903-; Paynter, Raymond A; Cottrell, G. W. (George William), 1903-1995; Harvard University. Museum of Comparative Zoology
Volume: v.1 (1931)
Subject: Birds
Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press
Year: 1931
Possible copyright status: In copyright. Digitized with the permission of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.
Language: English
Call number: 5312714
Digitizing sponsor: Harvard University, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Ernst Mayr Library
Book contributor: Harvard University, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Ernst Mayr Library
Collection: biodiversity; Harvard_University; americana

Full catalog record: MARCXML

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Vols. 1-7 by James L. Peters

Vols. 8-15 have subtitle: A continuation of the work of James L. Peters

Vol. 8 edited by Melvin A. Traylor, Jr.; v. 9, 15 ed. by Ernst Mayr and James C. Greenway, Jr.; v. 10 ed. by Mayr and Raymond A. Paynter, Jr.; v. 1 (2d ed.), 11 edited by Mayr and G. William Cottrell; v. 12-14 edited by Paynter in consultation with Mayr; v. 16, Comprehensive index, by Paynter

Includes other editions of some volumes

Vol. 2-6 published by Harvard University Press, 1934-48 ; v.2-7 reprinted by the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 1961-76

Errata page inserted in v. 16

Publication dates of Peter's Check-list: Vol. 1, Oct. 6, 1931. Vol. 2. June 15, 1934 (Accessioned in MCZ Library). Vol. 3. April 26, 1937. Vol. 4. June 11, 1940. (Accessioned in MCZ Library). Vol. 5. Aug. 13, 1945 (Accessioned in MCZ Library). Vol. 6. Sept. 27, 1948. Vol. 7. Mar. 16, 1951

Includes bibliographical references and index

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